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Old 04-19-2013, 09:58 AM
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Originally Posted by sbutler View Post
Disassembled the rack this afternoon. There is no way to reverse one. The pinion would have to be on the bottom of the rack gear which would be a completely different casting. The rack teeth are angled so I don't think changing the pinion gear will reverse one. If I don't come up with the proper rack I will mark this off as experience and join Martinsr in his "no frame swap" crusade. Thanks, Steve
Factory R&P units are not designed to be reversible. You can't use a rear steer R&P for a front steer application or vice versa, for this reason. Get a front-steer R&P and your problems are solved.
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